As inspired as a recent reader may be to reproduce chairs loosely based on a style of dining chair from the late 18th century, without well-defined skills and a good shop, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor suggests reconsidering.
A Marilyn Monroe collection, which includes film-worn costumes from roles that helped establish Monroe as an icon, is starring in its own public exhibitions before selling in November.
As much as collecting is about preserving and celebrating the past, when it comes to planning for the future of a collection, like an art collection, when it is passed on to heirs, understanding various elements of tax laws is imperative, explains Kevin Yardumian, vice president of Gumbiner Savett.
A selection of 50 colored vintage lacy salts will come before bidders during the May 18, during the 17th annual spring auction of 18th and 19th century glass and lighting at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
A mid-19th century American Rococo carved and laminated rosewood center table more than doubled its low estimate, finishing at $57,950 recently, during an auction at Neal Auction Co.
An overlay glass collection containing nearly 700 items, represented in more than 250 lots, is headlining the Modern Design Auction being offered by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, May 12.
In the most recent Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin offers a bit of basket making history, while assessing a reader's inquiry about an inherited miniature basket.
A seldom-seen “Quintuple Stella” coin is headed to auction May 19, Legend Rare Coin Auction's Regency XVII Sale.
Insurance. It's one of those universal items that unite people of varying backgrounds. In the latest Knowing Your Business column, Antique Trader discusses insurance for collectors and antiques and collectibles businesses, with ACNA President Angie Becker.
Paperweights are prime examples of miniature artwork. Meticulously crafted by glass makers for centuries, a selection of paperweights that recently sold at auction — through Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, was featured in the April 27, 2016 edition of Antique Trader.